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Four Brothers in Blue A Story of the Great Civil War from Bull Run to Appomattox Foreword by Frank Vandiver, Introduction by John M. Carroll

By: Carter, Robert Goldthwaite, R. G. Frank Vandiver, John M. Carroll

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press, 1978

Edition: First Thus


537 pages, photo. "These letters, collected and transcribed by Captain Robert Goldthwaite Carter in the 1870s, are among the finest primary sources on the daily life of the Union soldier in the Civil War. Robert and his three brothers all saw action with the Army of the Potomac under its various commanders, Generals McClellan, Burnside, Hooker, Meade, and Grant. At times in pairs but often in neighboring units, they fought on the battlefields of Bull Run, Antietam, F... View more info

From Everglade to Canon With the Second Dragoons Second United States Cavalry An Authentic Account of Service in Florida, Mexico, Virginia, and the Indian Country Including the Personal Recollections of Prominent Officers

By: Rodenbough Theo. F.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: N.Y., Van Nostrand, 1875

Edition: First Edition


With An Appendix Containing Orders, Reports and Correspondence, Military Records, Etc. 1836-1875, Compiled by Theo. F. Rodenbough Colonel and Brevet Brigadier-General United States Army (Late Captain Second Cavalry) 561 pages, frontis, illustrations, maps, + advertisements, very slight edge wear corners slightly worn, one of the nicest copies I've seen. The Florida War 1836-42, Louisiana- Texas 1843-44, The War with Mexico, 1845-48, Civil War 1861-66, Colorado-Nebraska-W... View more info

General James Longstreet in the West A Monumental Failure

By: Hallock, Judith Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Abilene, McWhiney Foundation Press, 1998


134 pages, maps, photos. Civil War Campaigns and Commanders Series. "It is September 1863. Gen. James Longstreet and his Corps ride the rails westward to join Gen. Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee in its efforts to halt the advance of the Union Army. Longstreet, a favorite of Gen. Robert E. Lee, fully expects to replace Bragg as commander of the Western Army. Despite assurances to Longstreet from prominent Confederates, President Davis does not remove Bragg to make ... View more info

Gettysburg to Great Salt Lake George R. Maxwell, Civil War Hero and Federal Marshal Among the Mormons

By: Maxwell, John Gary

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2010

Edition: First Edition


392 pages, frontis, illustrations. "Following distinguished Civil War service that took one of his legs and rendered an arm useless, General George R. Maxwell was sent to Utah Territory and charged-first as Register of Land, then as U.S. marshal-with bringing the Mormons into compliance with federal law. John Gary Maxwell's biography of General Maxwell (no relation) both celebrates an unsung war hero and presents the history of the longest episode of civil disobedien... View more info

Hampton and His Cavalry in 64

By: Wells, Edward L.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Richmond Virginia, B. F. Johnson Publishing Company, 1899

Edition: First Edition


429 pages + index and ads, frontis, illustrations, original cloth, minor edge wear, front hinge starting. Contains several Custer references including actions at Trevilian Station. Howes W245. View more info

Hard Tack And Coffee or The Unwritten Story of Army Life Including Chapters On Enlisting, Life in Tents and Log Huts, Jonahs and Beats, Offences and Punishments, Raw Recruits, Foraging, Corps and Corps Badges, The Wagon Trains, The Army Mule,

By: Billings, John D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Time Life, 1982


TITLE CONTINUED..The Engineer Corps, The Signal Corps, etc. Hard Cover, Illustrated, 408 pages, all edges gilt, very good condition. Reprint of the 1887 edition View more info

Hearts In Conflict A One-Volume History Of The Civil War

By: Anders, Curt

Price: $12.00

Publisher: N.Y., Barnes & Noble, 1999

Edition: First Thus


642 pgs, maps new condition in like dust jacket, An in-depth one-volume history of the Civil War addressed to "nonscholars" Good reading, easy to understand! View more info

Home Letters of General Sherman

By: Howe, M. A. Dewolf

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909

Edition: First Edition


412 pages, frontis, top edge gilt, minor wear to cover. A collection of letters written from Sherman to his relatives and associates. View more info

Inside The Army Of The Potomac The Civil War Experience Of Captain Francis Adams Donaldson

By: Acken, Gregory J. Francis Donaldson

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg PA, Stackpole Books, 1998

Edition: First Edition


500 pages, frontis, maps, illustrations. Donaldson participated in numerous major campaigns, and wrote letters home from camp. View more info

Johnny Reb's War Battlefield and Homefront

By: Williams, David

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Abilene, McWhiney Foundation Press, 2000


118 maps, photos, illustrations. "Williams explores how the fledgling Confederate government's handling of the war and the very nature of Southern society negatively impacted the common soldier in the field and doomed the South to defeat. Through firsthand accounts, the author demonstrates that critical shortages of footwear and adequate sustenance brought misery to the ranks and seriously depleted General Robert E. Lee's army prior to the crucial battle. Hardships e... View more info

Lincoln's Men How President Lincoln Became Father To An Army And A Nation

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Free Press, 1999

Edition: First Edition


315 pages, bibliography, index. Davis draws on thousands of unpublished letters and diaries to tell the hidden story of a new and untested president. View more info

List Of Cadets Admitted Into The United States Military Academy, West Point N. Y. From Its Origin Till September 1, 1886 With Tables Exhibiting The Results Of Examinations For Administration, And The Corps To Which The Graduates Have Been Promoted

By: Ward, William

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office, 1887

Edition: First Edition


72 pages + Errata, cover heavily spotted, but gilt lettering still bright, minor edge wear, interior in very good condition. Binding tight and solid. Very scarce. Custer, Grant, Sheridan, Lee, Sherman, Crook, etc. View more info

Major General John Alexander McClernand Politician In Uniforn

By: Kiper, Richard L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ohio, Kent State University Press, 1999

Edition: First Edition


386 pages, maps, illustrations. McClernand fought at the Vicksburg Campaign, Belmont, Fort Donelson, Shiloh, and Arkansas Post. He was relieved by Grant in 1863. View more info

Massachusetts In The Rebellion A Record of The Historical Position of the Common wealth and the Services of the Leading Statesmen, the Military, the Colleges, and the People in the Civil War of 1861-65

By: Headley, P. C.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Boston, Walker Fuller and Company, 1866

Edition: First Edition


688 pages, frontis, illustrations, interior clean and tight, front hinge reinforced, gilt on cover and spine bright. View more info

McClellan's Own Story The War For The Union The Soldiers Who Fought It The Civilians Who Directed It and His Relations To It And To Them By George B. McClellan Late Major General Commanding The Armies

By: McClellan, George B.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Webster, 1887

Edition: First Edition


678 pgs, 14 Illustrations by A.R. Waud Webster's Should Strap Series, dec. green cloth bright gilt lettering , gilt & red medallion design on front. Slight exterior wear, minor dampstaining on interior not effecting text, else VG condi tion View more info